Jerry Newcombe

CP Op-Ed Contributor

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore: A Man for All Seasons

In my career as a TV producer for D. James Kennedy Ministries, I've had the privilege of interviewing all sorts of movers and shakers within modern Christendom. I've seen them on camera and off camera. One leading example of such is the Hon. Roy S. Moore, Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court.

'Truth' in a Post-Christian West

Just last month, noted Matt Rocheleau for the Boston Globe, "Up to 64 Dartmouth College students — including some athletes — could face suspension or other disciplinary action for cheating in an ethics class this past fall." Cheating in ethics class? This speaks for itself.

'The Advent of Controversy'

Another Christmas season begins. Get ready to read the headlines of the new lawsuits by the "civil libertarians" ready to throw the baby-in-the-manger out with the bathwater. I remember years ago when somebody called the Christmas season, "The Advent of Controversy."

The Sin of Ingratitude

Joey Adams told a joke that goes like this: Did you ever hear about the ungrateful lady at the beach who had a little child with her? She was too close to the water, and a big wave came in. By the time the water went back into the sea, she realized her son was missing.

God and the Constitution

Some skeptics today like to argue that the founding fathers purposefully left God out of the Constitution. They say that a "Godless Constitution" was the intended design of the document---and they're wrong.

Misunderstanding Thomas Jefferson on Church and State

Many elitists today interpret the First Amendment in such a way as to turn it into a "search and destroy mission for any sneaky vestiges of religion left in the public square," as one Christian law professor put it. That's what separation of church and state means nowadays.

The Antidote to our Culture's Sexual Anarchy

This culture is obsessed with sex. Even burger ads sometimes use sex to sell their product. Pornography is rampant. Gender confusion rules the day. Some even want laws to let men use the ladies' room. And if you are a pastor and don't agree, they may subpoena your sermons.

Columbus Day or Indigenous People's Day?

Just days ago, the Seattle School Board voted unanimously to replace Columbus Day, a federal holiday, with "Indigenous Peoples' Day" to be celebrated on the same day in support of the people allegedly plundered and wiped out by Columbus and his heirs.

Entrepreneur Wants to Find 'Cure' for Death

The man who co-created PayPal helped solve a big problem, how to make trustworthy payments on the Internet. This successful solution has enriched the lives of everyone---himself included. Now, he wants to think outside the box to solve another problem: Death.

The Root of 9/11: Bad Theology

But there's another factor as well, and that deals with the personal motivation of the hijackers. 9/11 happened because of bad theology. Nineteen men believed the promise that if they died in a state of Jihad, they would go to Paradise and receive their 72 virgins. Nineteen men sought assurance of salvation in the wrong place and killed thousands of innocent people on the way.